Deed to Martha Raymond Parrish, 8 December 1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction

Document Transcript

Joseph Smith Jr. .
To all people to whom these Presents shall come greeting Know Ye that We Joseph Smith Jr and his wife of the Town of County of Geauga and state of Ohio For the consideration of Two hundred and fifty dollars received to our full satisfaction of of the town of , County of Geauga and State of Ohio do give grant bargain sell and confirm unto the said the following described tract or lot of Land situate in , Township No. nine in the ninth range of townships in the in the State of and which is also in the County of and is known as part of Lot No 30 in tract one and is bounded as follows to wit Beginning at a stake Ten rods south from the southwest corner of lot of land deeded by Joseph Smith Jr. to thence west 102 rods thence South 4 rods thence East 22 rods thence North 4 rods to the place of beginning containing eighty eight rods of land be the same more or less To have and to hold the above granted and bargained premises with the appurtenances thereof unto the said her heirs and assigns forever to their own proper use and behoof and also I the said Joseph Smith Jr. do for myself my heirs executors and administrators covenant with the said her heirs and assigns that at & until the ensealing of these presents I was well seized of these premises, and as a good indefeasible estate in fee Simple, and have good right to bargain and sell the same in manner and form as is above written and that the same is free from all incumbrances whatsoever And furthermore I the said Joseph Smith Jr do by these presents bind myself my heirs forever to Warrant and defend the above granted and bargained premises to her the said her heirs and assigns against all lawfull claims and demands whatsoever And I the said do hereby remise release and forever unto the said her heirs and assigns all my right and title of dower in and to the above described premises In witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands & seals this Eighth day of December A D one thousand eight hundred and thirty six
Joseph Smith Jr. Ls
Signed Sealed acknowledged, and delivered in presence of .
The State of Ohio)
Personally appeared Joseph Smith Jr & to me personally known as the signers and Sealers of the above instrument and acknowledged that they did voluntarily sign and seal the same and that the same is their free act and deed will And I having fully made known and explained to the said the contents of the above deed, and having likewise, examined her Separate and apart from her said husband she declared that She did of her own free will and accord voluntarily sign, Seal and acknowledge the same And as her free act & deed, deliver the Same without the force coercion or compulsion of her said husband and that she is still satisfied therewith with the same. 8 December A D 1836 Justice of the Peace L
Recd. 18 & Recorded 19th May A D 1837. —— Recorder [p. 95]


  1. 1

    TEXT: Each instance of “Ls” enclosed in a hand-drawn representation of a seal.  

  2. 2

    TEXT: “L” enclosed in a hand-drawn representation of a seal.